Physical Activity after a Spinal Cord Injury - Benefits & Barriers

Benefits of Being Active After a Spinal Cord Injury, regular physical activity can have a big impact on improving your quality of life, independence and function. This can then help improve your ability to do day-to-day tasks e.g transferring in and out of the car​. Physical activity gives you more...

Physical Activity after a Spinal Cord Injury - Getting Started

Let's get started! The guidelines tell us what we should aim for, but how do we actually do this?​ This article will explain what aerobic and strength activity is, and will give you some tips as to how to achieve 'moderate to vigorous' intensity. Aerobic Activity What is aerobic activity? Aerobic...

Physical Activity after a Spinal Cord Injury - Hospital to Home

These articles have been created to support people with a spinal cord injury (SCI) to become more physically active. Please use this information to give you some ideas about how to get started or to keep you moving forward. Written by Hannah Houliston (PhD Student from Scotland) with guidance from...

Engaging Wheelchair Participants in Sport

Would you like to learn some new skills and provide opportunities for disabled people to get into physical activity and sport and lead active lives?

Ella's WheelPower Workouts

Ella Archer (nee Beaumont)(GB Wheelchair Basketball Under 25 Women’s European Championships silver medalist) takes you through circuit sessions aimed to keep you fit from the comfort of your home.

Workouts for Young People

Welcome to the new WheelPower Workouts aimed at Young People. Over the coming months, we will be releasing a new workout every fortnight and will have 10 new sessions for you to enjoy. Although these classes will be aimed at both primary and secondary aged children that doesn't mean that they can't...

Youth Sport Trust: THE CLASS OF 2035 - Promoting a brighter and more active future for the youth of tomorrow

There are few issues of greater importance to the future welfare of UK society than the physical and emotional wellbeing of young people. The Youth Sport Trust commissioned Future Foundation to examine the future of PE and sport in the UK’s schools. More specifically, this report reaches twenty...

Sport England: Physical activity benefits outweigh risks for people with long-term health conditions

Author: Sport England A new consensus statement from health experts has determined that physical activity is safe – even for people living with symptoms of multiple conditions. The benefits of taking part in physical activity “outweigh the risks” for people with long-term health conditions. One in...

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